Man dies after van crashes into tree in Co Roscommon

Sole occupant of vehicle, aged in his 20s, pronounced dead at scene on Sunday

Diversions are in place at the scene of a road crash in Co Roscommon. Photograph: Frank Miller

Diversions are in place at the scene of a road crash in Co Roscommon. Photograph: Frank Miller

 

A man has died following a road crash in Co Roscommon on Sunday morning.

The man, aged in his 20s, was the sole occupant of the van involved in the crash in Ballaghaderreen at about 8am.

Gardaí said it is believed the van crashed into a tree on the R293 Ballaghaderreen to Gurteen Road.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Roscommon University Hospital.

Diversions are in place on the R293 to facilitate a forensic examination. Gardaí have asked witnesses to contact Castlerea Garda station (094-9621630), the Garda confidential line (1800-666-111) or any Garda station.